GLOBAL ENVIRON HIST (HIS225)

(08/17/2022-12/09/2022)

Course Memo

Prerequisite: None. In this course the environmental consequences and context of major themes in modern world history, including industrialization, urbanization, imperialism, and warfare will be discussed from both a general and a case-study based approach. Moreover, the evolution of the perceptions of the natural world in an increasingly small world will be considered, as well as the wider social and political impact of such perceptions and their relationship with existing power structures.